Weekly Reflection by Rev. Dr. Steve Van Ostran, American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains

    Keeping Up…. By Rev. Dr. Steve Van Ostran 6 Then he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree growing in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it but did not find any. 7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three […]

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WARNING: DO NOT OPEN “COUNCIL OF CHURCHES” Fake Letter

DON’T OPEN LETTERS FROM “COUNCIL OF CHURCHES” THAT USE OUR RETURN ADDRESS! IT’S A FAKE!! To our Beloved Community, You may have received a letter in the mail, purportedly from our organization, with some really strange content. It’s a fake letter, and it is not from the Colorado Council of Churches. The letter is a rambling screed […]

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Video Replay | Easter Sunrise Service

Watch highlights from the 70th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Red Rocks.

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Lenten Devotion: “Are You Ready to Rumble?”

Are You Ready to Rumble… By Rev. Dr. Steve Van Ostran 24 So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.25 When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man. 26 […]

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CCC Judicatory Statement on Repealing the Death Penalty in Colorado

This is the statement that was entered into testimony at yesterday’s hearing on SB17-95 which proposed to repeal the death penalty in Colorado. That bill was postponed indefinitely at the hearing. February 15, 2017 CHRISTIAN FAITH LEADERS SUPPORT ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTY IN COLORADO As Christians and as leaders of a diverse coalition of churches across […]

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CCC Judicatory Statement on HJR17-1013

This is an open letter that is being sent to those holding leadership positions in the Colorado General Assembly. It concerns a resolution to denounce the recent executive order on immigration signed by President Trump. PLEASE SHARE WITH OTHERS! February 8, 2017 CHRISTIAN FAITH LEADERS URGE COLORADO STATE SENATE TO RE-OPEN DEBATE ON HJR17-1013 As […]

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CCC Judicatory Statement on Presidential Executive Order on Immigration

This open letter regarding President Trump’s executive order on immigration will be sent to each member of Colorado’s congressional delegation. PLEASE SHARE WITH OTHERS! February 8, 2017 CHRISTIAN FAITH LEADERS PRESS COLORADO’S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO DENOUNCE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEE IMMIGRATION As Christians and as leaders of churches in Colorado, we grieve the […]

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Advent Devotion: A Time of Preparation…

A Time of Preparation… “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.” – Matthew 2:2 (RSV)   Debbie hosted her office Christmas party last week…the party was from 6:00 to 9:00ish but she has been preparing for […]

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An Advent Rosary for safety & peace in our Nation

    An Advent Rosary for safety & peace in our Nation The Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary—a seemingly never-ending string of Hail Marys, each set of ten followed by The Lord’s Prayer and a Gloria Patri. This venerable prayer might seem repetitive and monotonous to people outside of the Catholic tradition, […]

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Our Neighbors in Need

  As the 2016 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week draws to a close, we share this from Family Promise of Greater Denver. It reminds us to remain vigilant to the persistent problem of homelessness in our community. Neighbors in Need By Family Promise of Greater Denver A Covenanting Affiliated Partner of the Colorado Council […]

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Our Ecumenical Statement on 2016 National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

STATEMENT BY CHRISTIAN LEADERS AFFIRMING 2016 NATIONAL HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK (November 12-22, 2016) Each year, “National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week” is held the week before our nation’s Thanksgiving holiday. It serves as an important reminder that many children, youth, families, seniors, veterans and others in our state lack a safe, stable place […]

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Colorado Council of Churches Joins an Open Letter to State Legislators Re: School Funding

From the press release put out by Great Education Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Susan Meek, Director of Communications 720.971.9830 susan@greateducation.org Education advocacy organizations release guiding principles Open letter to state leaders provides guidance and asks for bold, visionary leadership in addressing the funding crisis DENVER—October 28, 2016—Fifteen organizations representing diverse and […]

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